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Cornflower Love Heart - LinoCut Card

Cornflower Love Heart - LinoCut Card
£4.00 1 Available
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Description

Heart Shaped Cornflowers, No. 2 in my "Inspired by Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus' series"

Beautiful Cornflower Blue blossoms bursting from intertwined spring green stems & buds,
Valentine's Day Card

Hand-inked, Hand-printed linocut Card, with metal letterpress text hand-printed on the back, on my old Adana Press.

Metal Type: set in 18pt Palace Script, 8pt Helvetica & a 10pt © symbol

:: 250gsm Specialist Artist Paper hand torn to size
:: Card size is 85mm x 115 mm
:: Recycled Envelope size is 95mm - 122mm
:: Sealed into a Clear Bio-degradable Corn Starch bag
:: Inside is blank for you to write your own personal message

Cards will be sent in a board backed package

It's very hard to convey, in a photograph, the truly beautiful physical quality of the ink & it's colour on this gorgeously soft-to-touch paper

Cards will vary slightly due to the nature of hand production making each card unique & original

All items are ©Elly Rowbotham
Please note the copyright of the print or image does not transfer with the sale

Inspiration

I love Cornflowers, they make a wildflower patch zing!

This is my 2nd-in-series inspired by Botticelli's Birth of Venus. Thallo is the ancient greek goddess of spring, protector of new growth - her name means 'bloom'. In his painting Botticelli has purposefully decorated Thallo's garment in beautiful cornflowers - I adore his depiction of them & sketched my cornflowers from his painting, paying attention to the blossoms (his genius, simple brush strokes) and intertwined stalks & buds, which I then attempted to apply, in this cut Lino print, to form the heart.

In folklore, cornflowers are worn by young men in love

So here they are, fashioned into a lover's heart...

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Elly Rowbotham Printmaker within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £1.00 £0.25
Europe

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar

£2.65 £0.25
United States £3.30 £0.25
Rest of the World £3.45 £0.25

Returns & Shipping Policy

You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken; digital items.

Please note that if your order is being posted outside mainland UK, you (or the recipient) may have to pay customs or VAT charges and a handling fee. The seller is not responsible for any charges or fees that may incur.

Read the Folksy Returns Policy.

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